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Houmas House Plantation Tour

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Start time

    10:30 a.m.

  • Duration

    Approximately 5 hours

Inclusions
  • Houmas House Plantation Tour
  • A 5-hour tour of the best historic mansion in the United States
  • General Admission to the Houmas House Plantation
  • Guided tour of the mansion
  • Narrated motor coach ride
  • Round-trip transporation
  • Live guide and commentary
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Key Highlights

  • Explore the home voted as the Best Historic Mansion by USA Today!
  • Enjoy a guided tour through the main house and learn about life in the 1800’s!
  • View original artwork, antique furniture, and other rare items!
  • Discover over 38 acres of manicured gardens, whimsical water features, and more!
  • Indulge in an optional buffet featuring authentic Louisiana at Café Burnside!
  • Peruse the onsite gift shop, which offers art, high-end gifts, cookbooks, and more!
  • Meet your friendly and informative guide!

Overview

Explore USA Today’s Best Historic Mansion during a Houmas House Plantation Tour!

With your Houmas House Plantation Tour tickets, you’ll experience life in The South as it was in the 1800’s! Enjoy an informative guided tour of the main house, stopping to appreciate various pieces of original artwork, rare antique furniture and fixtures, and other collectible items! Tour the expansive grounds at your own leisure and discover pristine gardens, fanciful water features, a slew of sitting nooks, and more! If you consider yourself a history buff, then a Houmas House Plantation Tour is what to do in New Orleans!

Sit back and relax as you’re whisked away from New Orleans in a comfortable, air-conditioned motor coach. Take in the beautiful scenery between New Orleans and Baton Rouge before arriving at the Houmas House Plantation. Then, after touring the mansion and the grounds, try the optional buffet at Café Burnside, which features deliciously authentic Louisiana cuisine. And finally, pick up a souvenir or two at the onsite gift shop, which offers beautiful artwork, high-end gifts, and local cookbooks. It’s one of the best things to do in Louisiana if you want to take a little piece of the The South home with you!

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    Approximately 5 hours

  • Start time

    10:30 a.m.

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Gray Line “Lighthouse” Ticket Office in the French Quarter at Toulouse St. & the Mississippi River at the Steamboat Natchez Dock.

  • Ending Point

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Houmas House Plantation Tour
  • A 5-hour tour of the best historic mansion in the United States
  • General Admission to the Houmas House Plantation
  • Guided tour of the mansion
  • Narrated motor coach ride
  • Round-trip transporation
  • Live guide and commentary
  • Meals

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

You will need to print a paper version of your booking voucher. We're working on changing this; but, at this time, no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

So there’s no last-minute rush, please arrive at the start point 20 minutes before the tour starts.

Access to the second floor of the plantation home is by stairs; although, an elevator is available if needed.

Walking the grounds is an integral part of this experience.

The tour includes guided tour of plantation home and narrated motor coach transportation.

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